Fall 2018 classes

Fall 2018 Classes

Intensive Art for HomeSchoolers (ages 6 – 10yrs) – C08

Start date: September 10, 2018 - End date: December 3, 2018

Time: 09.30 - 11.30

Join artist/instructor Heather Kuzyk for a 12 week intensive art course designed to supplement home-school curriculum. Students will be taught 6 weeks of clay hand building followed by 6 weeks of fine arts which will encompass painting, drawing, printmaking and art history. New students are welcome while returning students will build upon skills acquired in previous classes. Instructor: Heather Kuzyk

Detailed Drawing (ages 10+yrs) – C06

Start date: October 13, 2018 - End date: November 17, 2018

Time: 10.00 - 12.00

For those with a passion for serious drawing and a wild imagination! Explore and take inspiration from mythological creatures and characters common to popular culture (Avengers, Narnia, The Hobbit) and the history of art (THEN & NOW), while furthering drawing techniques, anatomy and creative problem solving. An additional fee of $25 is payable to the instructor at the first class

Hand-Building 2 (ages 9 – 12yrs) – C10

Start date: October 13, 2018 - End date: November 17, 2018

Time: 13.00 - 15.00

This second level course is designed for returning experienced older students who have done one or more clay courses in the past. Students who have a successful foundation in the basic principles of working with clay as a medium will enjoy new more complex functional and sculptural projects as they advance their skills in clay building. This is a great

Hand-Building 1 (ages 6 – 9yrs) – C09

Start date: October 13, 2018 - End date: November 17, 2018

Time: 10.00-12.00

Come and play with clay in this fun 6-week session. This is a great introduction for children with little or no experience to learn the basic principles of working with clay as a medium through engaging and fun hand-sculpted projects. New students are welcome while returning students will build upon skills acquired in previous classes. Instructor: Heather Kuzyk ART MATERIALS

W01 – Saturday Family Clay Sessions: Sun Nov 18

Date: November 18, 2018

Time: 1 - 4 PM

An opportunity for parents, grandparents, guardians and young people (ages 6+) to share in some creative time. Our artist instructor will first lead you on a tour of a current exhibition for inspiration and then you’ll learn to shape an object (mug, bowl, etc.) out of clay and decorate it with coloured slips. Great for holiday gifts. An additional material

Handbuilding & Wheel Techniques for Teens (ages 13+yrs) – T02

Start date: October 13, 2018 - End date: November 17, 2018

Time: 10.00 - 12.30

An introduction to the processes of ceramics. Topics include the methods of forming (slab and wheel work), as well as decoration using coloured slips, carving, sgraffito and finishing the pieces by glazing and firing the works.Students will have the opportunity to learn wheel throwing techniques and projects will be both fun and functional. Instructor: Michelle Lynn ART MATERIALS *New –

Experimental Surface Decoration – W24

Start date: October 3, 2018 - End date: November 7, 2018

Time: 19.00 - 21.00

Come learn nontraditional creative ways of ceramics decoration. Experiment with inlay, bubbles, transfers, marbling and mocha diffusion. You will leave with Instagramable ceramics. This class will be very experimental. You can use you already made pieces or test first on tiles. You will need to bring pieces that are already made: greenware and bisqueware. This class is for beginner to

Dry Point Etching – W42

Start date: October 4, 2018 - End date: October 25, 2018

Time: 19.00 - 22.00

In this 12-hour workshop, participants will be introduced to Intaglio Printmaking specifically. Through in class demonstrations and hands-on experience, each student will produce a small edition of prints ready for framing or to incorporate into other art forms. An exciting opportunity for anyone curious about printmaking and for the more experienced to practice their skills. See course outline for material

Nerikomi – Japanese Coloured Clay – W47

Start date: October 4, 2018 - End date: October 25, 2018

Time: 19.00 - 21.00

Nerikomi is a contemporary Japanese term for marbling ceramic techniques. In this workshop we will explore how to make clay into bright beautiful colours. We will also learn how to slice, stack, throw, marble, and arrange the clay into amazing multi-colour pictures that can be used to make any form of vessel. This course is open to all levels and

Build a Bowl – W67

Start date: October 12, 2018 - End date: November 9, 2018

Time: 19.00 - 22.00

Spend an evening learning how to form a bowl on the potter’s wheel! Absolutely noexperience required for this fun hands-on night of working with clay. The pieces you make will be fired and glazed after the workshop for you to use at home! Instructor: Nicole Clouston Attention: ONE CLASS ONLY, EITHER DATE – An additional material fee of $30 is

Stained Glass Panel Original Design and Fabrication – W92

Start date: October 17, 2018 - End date: December 5, 2018

Time: 19.00 - 21.30

Take the skills learned from Intro to Stained Glass (Just Try it Series) or equivalency to produce a final 8” x 10” panel. Fabricate and take home an original design from your own photograph. The final pattern will consist of 16 – 20 finished pieces incorporated into the 8” x 10” panel. An additional material fee of $80 is payable

Encaustic Painting Techniques – W16

Start date: October 21, 2018 - End date: October 28, 2018

Time: Sundays: 13.00 - 16.00

In two sessions students will learn the ancient techniques of painting with melted beeswax and resin. This course will offer not only the basics of encaustic painting, but also explore some of the other creative possibilities of working with this medium. Layering, incising, collage, and image transfer techniques, as well adding other elements such as stones and shells will be

Glaze Mixing Basics – W60

Start date: October 22, 2018 - End date: November 26, 2018

Time: 19.00 - 22.00

This course is designed for those with some experience in clay and are looking to expand their skills by being able to make their own glazes. This workshop will cover how to make a cone 6 gloss glaze or satin glaze by understanding the materials used and how to add color to make a pallet of colors. Each student will

Drawing with Soft Pastels – W48

Start date: November 3, 2018 - End date: November 17, 2018

Time: 13.00 - 16.00

In this 3 session workshop students will be introduced to the basics of working with the glorious colours and versatility of Soft Pastels. Students will be given an overview of basic drawing techniques and colour processes that will offer a good foundation for designing and making pastel drawings of landscapes. We will then discuss various technical aspects of working with

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